Joy Fortanbary, MA, LPC, NCC, CSAT Candidate

Trauma often happens in the context of relationship, and Joy believes healing does too.
With the integration of IFS, EMDR, and attachment-based therapy, she provides a genuine space marked by curiosity and collaboration, as you heal from the past, navigate the present, and forge a connected, hopeful future.

Locations: Face-to-Face sessions in Marietta and Online

Rates: $175/session

Specialities: Sexual addiction, betrayal trauma, PTSD, complex trauma

Other Areas: Depression, anxiety, relationship conflict, life transitions, adolescents/young adults, spirituality

About Me: Joy gained valuable experience working with both individuals and groups in private practice and treatment center settings. Prior to counseling, she worked with leaders to establish national and global organizational partnerships at a large nonprofit in the Atlanta area. In her free time, Joy enjoys traveling, yoga, and spending time with her family.

Licensure: Licensure: Licensed Professional Counselor by the Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists (License Number: LPC014092)

Education: Masters of Arts in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling from Richmont Graduate University, B.A. in Public Relations Journalism from the University of South Carolina


  • Certified Sexual Addictions Therapist Canidate (CSAT Canidate) from the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) from The EMDR Institute
  • National Certified Counselor by the National Board of Certified Counselors
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS) Level One Trained
Marietta Office:
1640 Powers Ferry Road SE Building 22, Suite 300
Marietta, GA 30067

Birmingham Office:
4 Office Park Circle, Suite 212 Birmingham, AL 35223

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